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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Little Devil's Bridge over the Russ above Altdorft, Switzerland

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 16 1/8 inches (28.3 × 41 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 inches (21 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/4 inches (17.8 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in graphite, lower left: "19."; lower right: "Third State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "In Turner's possession at his death"; lower right: "(J.W. oct 45)"

Blind embossed: JMW Turner Sale (Lugt 1498)

Lettered above image: "MS."; below image: "Drawn and Etched by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas.Turner | LITTLE DEVILS BRIDGE over the RUSS above ALTDORFT SWISSD. | London, Published March 29, 1809, by C.Turner, No.50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14019
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge (built work) | cliffs | landscape | mountain
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38805
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